Turn your belly flab into something fab with these fat-burning weight loss smoothies. Quick, delicious recipes to lose those unwanted pounds fast. Learn the best ingredients to boost metabolism with a round-up of the best weight loss smoothie recipes to counter weight gain.


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    Are smoothies a good way to lose weight?

    Simple smoothies can be a way to lose weight, if you incorporate them into your diet correctly.

    One common mistake that causes some people to not successfully lose weight is to not pay attention to portions or what ingredients they are putting in their smoothies.

    By themselves, individual ingredients may be healthy, but when you combine together, the calories can easily add up if you are not aware of the amount you are including in your smoothie.

    And because smoothies are drinks that are easy to down rather than meals you sit down and chew, it’s not hard to overlook the amount of food (and calories) that’s in your blended beverage.

    If you do plan to lose weight with smoothies, as with any food or diet, you need to take in fewer calories than you are currently eating to shed those pounds. This is done by combining ingredients that are low-calorie, nutrient-dense, and leave you feeling fuller.

    Homemade weight loss smoothies are the best way to control the quality of the ingredients that go into your blended beverage. And remember, never put your health at risk or leave you feeling starved.

    As always, check with your health practitioner to make sure that you are embarking on a diet that is suitable for your situation.

    What can I put in my smoothie to lose weight?

    The best things to put in healthy weight loss smoothies are ingredients that provide high quality calories. This means healthy fats, proteins, complex carbs, and foods rich in vitamins and minerals.

    Here are some specific weight loss smoothie ingredients that are good for you:
    Almond butter: energy booster with good fats and proteins

    Avocado: healthy source of fats, fiber, and vitamins that helps counter belly fat

    Berries: a high-fiber, high-antioxidant, low-glycemic fruit (making it suitable for low-carb diets like keto) that helps you burn fat

    Celery: a negative calorie food, meaning it takes more energy for your body to digest than which it provides

    Coconut oil: healthy fat that is easy to digest and provides a quick source of energy

    Ginger: boosts metabolism

    Grapefruit: high-water content fruit that stimulate the hormone that helps the body break down fat

    Green tea: metabolism booster that gives you energy that can help you stay active and burn even more calories.

    Leafy green vegetables: low-calorie foods abundant in vitamins, minerals, and fiber

    Lemon: aids in digestion and weight loss

    Nuts and seeds: contain healthy fats that help you feel satiated or suppress hunger, and can also be a good source of fiber.

    Rolled oats and other whole grains: A fiber-rich food that keep you full longer

    Tofu: helps reduce fat storage in the body with substantial protein

    Do detox smoothies help lose weight?

    We actually have a dedicated post to making and getting the most from a detox smoothie. Not only do we go into the benefits of detox smoothies (spoiler: it does help you lose weight quickly), but also how to succeed with detox plan and a round up of delicious recipes that will help you stick to your detox diet.

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    Easy weight loss smoothie recipe

    This mango weight loss smoothie with almond milk is sweet, refreshing, and good for your body. A quick weight loss smoothie to whip up in just 2 minutes!


    • 1 cup frozen mango chunks
    • 1 kiwi, sliced
    • ½ cup pineapple chunks
    • ½ cup almond milk
    • ½ lemon
    • ¼ cup chia seeds
    • Handful of spinach

    Instructions to make this simple smoothie for weight loss:

    • Step 1. Peel and cut fruits.
    • Step 2. When you are ready to make your smoothie, remove stems on strawberries and slice.
    • Step 3. Throw in Nutribullet blender and combine.
    • Step 4. Enjoy!

    Green weight loss smoothies

    Excellent low calorie weight loss smoothies to clean your digestive system.

    Spinach weight loss smoothie

    A blueberry smoothie with tofu. (via Minimalist Baker)

    Kale weight loss smoothie

    This one’s got banana, apple, almond milk, almond butter, coconut oil, and cinnamon. (via Happy Healthy Mama)

    Cucumber weight loss smoothie

    A smoothie to reset your liver with celery, apple, cucumber, ginger, and apple juice. (via Living Sweet Moments)

    Avocado weight loss smoothie

    Dr. Oz included this recipe in his 28-day Shrink Your Stomach Challenge. It’s got cacao powder, banana, and coconut milk. (via Dr. Oz)

    Fruit weight loss smoothies

    Papaya weight loss smoothie

    A detox weight loss smoothie with banana, almond milk, turmeric, lemon, and honey. (via Cooking LSL)

    Watermelon weight loss smoothie

    A fruity smoothie with strawberry, banana, chia, almond milk, and lime. (via Minimalist Baker)

    Blueberry weight loss smoothie

    A creamy smoothie with banana, almond milk, basil, Greek yogurt, lemon, flaxseed, and almond butter. (via Eating Bird Food)

    Pineapple weight loss smoothie

    A matcha weight loss smoothie with green tea powder, coconut milk, spinach, banana, and grapefruit. (via Sunkissed Kitchen)

    Protein weight loss smoothies

    Weight loss smoothies that pack extra protein to keep you fuller longer.

    Banana weight loss smoothie

    A weight loss smoothie that you can have at nighttime with cherry, banana, greek yogurt, milk, vanilla protein powder. (via Inside Bru Crew Life)

    Strawberry weight loss smoothie

    A blended beverage with almond milk, banana, blackberries, pea protein. (via Nutrition Twins)

    Breakfast weight loss smoothies

    Perfect morning weight loss smoothies to start your day.

    Coffee weight loss smoothie

    A vegan weight losss smoothie with dates, cashew butter, spinach, and hemp hearts. (via Detoxinista)

    Oatmeal weight loss smoothie

    A peanut butter weight loss smoothie with almond milk, banana, maple syrup, cinnamon, and vanilla extract. (via Well Plated)

    Say bye to those extra unwanted pounds with these weight loss smoothies. Perfect as breakfast weight loss smoothies, post-workout protein smoothies for weight loss, and even weight loss smoothies for nighttime right before bed.

    Easy Smoothie for Weight Loss
    Prep Time
    5 mins
    Total Time
    5 mins
    This mango weight loss smoothie with almond milk is sweet, refreshing, and good for your body. A quick weight loss smoothie to whip up in just 2 minutes!
    Course: Breakfast, Smoothies, Snack
    Cuisine: American
    Keyword: green weight loss smoothie, kiwi weight loss smoothie, mango weight loss smoothie, pineapple weight loss smoothie, spinach weight loss smoothie, tropical weight loss smoothie, vegan weight loss smoothie
    Servings: 1
    Calories: 351 kcal
    Author: munchmunchyum
    • 1 cup frozen mango chunks
    • 1 kiwi sliced
    • ½ cup pineapple chunks
    • ½ cup almond milk
    • Handful of spinach
    • ½ lemon
    • ¼ cup chia seeds
    1. Peel and cut fruits.
    2. Throw all ingredients into blender and combine.

    3. Enjoy!